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Forum, July 25: Enough About the Co-op; More About the Co-op; Hartford Track Vote; The Hole Story on Interchange Drive

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Co-op, in Two Words To the Editor: Enough already. Edmund Coffin Strafford Those With a Vested Interest To the Editor: At Wednesday’s board meeting of the Hanover Co-op, 14 people spoke in favor of the management. Of the 14 who supported them, seven had a vested economic interest. They were vendors, merchandisers and store employees who in some form or another receive a paycheck from the Co-op. Almost all …

Forum, July 23: More About the Co-op; No More Co-op; Thanks, Shawn Braley

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Don’t Rush to Judgment To the Editor: The recent controversy about firings at the Co-op seems to revolve around how a values-based organization could so abruptly dismiss employees considered by many to be very competent and helpful. We have long been Co-op members and one of us served on the Co-op board for many years, so we are fully aware both of co-operative …

Robert G. “Bob” Barnes, Jr.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Robert G. “Bob” Barnes, Jr., 85, resident of Grantham, died on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Lebanon, N.H. surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Flushing, N.Y. on Feb. 19, 1929, the son of Robert G. Barnes, Sr. and Sophie A. (Blazej) Barnes. He graduated from Bayside High …

Forum Letters for June 6: Capital Punishment, Conservative Credentials, Citizens Against Potholes

Friday, June 6, 2014

End Capital Punishment in N.H. To the Editor: The New Hampshire Senate has recently, by a tie vote, chosen to retain capital punishment in New Hampshire law. Michael Addison (now 33), the killer of Manchester police officer Michael Briggs, has been New Hampshire’s only death-row prisoner since his …

Arnold Robert Appell

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Deerfield Beach, Fla. — Arnold Robert Appell passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in Deerfield Beach. He grew up in Belle Harbor, N.Y., before moving to Norwalk, Conn., where he excelled as a varsity athlete in football, baseball and basketball …

Sullivan County Outlays Up $600K

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Newport — County commissioners will present a $29.8 million proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 at a public hearing next Monday . If the Sullivan County delegation of state representatives approves the spending plan as recommended, county officials anticipate a 3 cent increase in the …

Barbara Harmon Roll

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Barbara Harmon Roll passed away on April 29, 2014, at Wheelock Terrace in Hanover. She was 95. Born in Newbury, Vt., Barbara was the eldest child of Major General Ernest N. Harmon, U.S. Army, and his wife Leona Tuxbury Harmon of West Newbury, Vt. Gen. …

Letter: The Court and the People

Sunday, May 18, 2014

The Court and the People To the Editor: I would like to reply to David Russell’s May 13 letter about Sen. Patrick Leahy and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Russell says that Justices John Roberts and Samuel Alito swore under oath that they would respect judicial precedence. Mr. …

Letter: U.S. Must Protect the Power Grid

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

To the Editor: Why has the U.S. electric power grid not been secured long ago against a solar event or terrorists? Apathy, politics, leading from behind? Other countries such as China and Sweden are protecting their electric grids. Without electricity over an extended period we will be back …

Joyce Ann Barton

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Joyce Ann (Sherman) Barton, 81, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at home surrounded by her children after a brief battle with cancer. Born April 3, 1933, the daughter of Henry and Cora (Reney) Sherman, she grew up in Grantham with her sisters, Edna Truell, Jeanette …

Joyce Ann Barton

Friday, May 9, 2014

Grantham N.H. — Joyce Ann Barton, 81, of Grantham died Thursday, April 29, 2014, after a brief struggle with cancer. Full obituary to follow with arrangements. …

Wedding: Armstrong — Bean

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Grantham — Jennifer R. Bean and David A. Armstrong were married on April 18, 2014, at the Exeter Inn, in Exeter, N.H. The bridegroom’s mother, a justice of the peace, officiated the wedding. His sons, Jaret W. Armstrong …

Donald W. Barton, Jr.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Donald W. Barton, Jr., 63, of Rt. 10, died at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., April 14, 2014, following a heart attack. Donald was born in Newport, N.H., Aug. 3, 1950, son of the late Donald Walter, Sr. and Leila K. (Sanborn) Barton. He …